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What to Know Before Helping to Pay for a Grandchild's College

September 21, 2018

Have you thought about helping your grandchildren with their future education costs? There are many...

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How much of your income should be used for expenses and how much should you save?

September 20, 2018

The below link provides a budgeting guideline for each category of expenses. The general idea is to...

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The Tax Reform and Its Impact on How You Pay for College

September 20, 2018

There have been a number of changes due to the Tax Reform regarding paying for College. As noted in...

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Do You Understand Markets?

September 19, 2018

How much do you know about the stock and bond market? This 14-question quiz is a good starting...

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The Future of Office Space

September 17, 2018

From a renovated shipyard in Brooklyn, WeWork is on a mission to fundamentally change how people...

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Mercedes-Benz's Plan for Surviving the Auto Revolution

September 13, 2018

We've heard a lot about self-driving cars over the last several years. For the first time, it feels...

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September Stock Market Update

September 12, 2018

Joe Barry, Founder of Barry Investment Advisors, sits down to discuss the state of US and...

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Bethany Parker, Paraplanner

August 31, 2018

I grew up in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts and currently reside just up the road in Fairhaven,...

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Even Isaac Newton struggled with stock market bubbles

August 28, 2018

"The more intense the craze. The higher the intellect that succumbs to it." You may have been...

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"Don't eat the marshmallow!"

August 28, 2018

What can four-year-old children and self-control tell us about the principles of success? As it...

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Tocqueville Gold Strategy Second Quarter 2018 Investor Letter

August 6, 2018

For most of my 40-year plus experience in the financial market, Gold has been a must-have...

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Interesting parental control app requires kids to exercise to earn screen time.

August 9, 2018

A recent study by Common Sense Media showed that children eight and younger spend an average of 48...

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The Encore

August 9, 2018

This piece from Tony Scherrer CFA of Smead Capital Management makes an excellent case for...

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Barry Podcast: Interest Rate Discussion

July 31, 2018

Coming out of the 2008 financial crises, we observed zero, and even negative, interest rates in...

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Discover your money personality!

June 29, 2018

Do you need to improve your money habits?  Are you a savings guru?  Take this 5-minute quiz from ...

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Retail's death has been exaggerated

August 9, 2018

Learn about an innovative firm which is redefining the look and feel of retail...

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Chinese shopping habits and the state of retail

June 28, 2018

Retail expert Angela Wang discusses macro trends within the Chinese market. Her most striking...

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A fun marketing idea from Diesel

June 28, 2018

Diesel, the Italian retail clothing company, recently launched a fun and interesting marketing...

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A Pretty Cool New Device

June 29, 2018

Older adults buddy up with Amazon's Alexa.  Market Watch To Read the Article, Click Here  

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7 reasons why you should hire a financial advisor, even if you're not rich.

June 28, 2018

The New York Times recently published an article explaining why it can be so valuable to have a...

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Barry Podcast: Global Investing Strategies

August 31, 2018

Sean Corkery, CFA® and Joe Barry, CFA®  discuss the global investment philosophy used at Barry...

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Podcast: April 2018 Market Update

September 20, 2018

On this week's Barry Broadcast, Sean Corkery, CFA® and Joe Barry, CFA® discuss the state of U.S....

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The big picture: the Dow Jones Industrial Average

June 5, 2018

Since 1896, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) has been a staple for monitoring U.S. economic...

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